MentorTown USA recommends the following for further talent investigation:

Strength Finders for Students - $19.95 to find top 5 talents

Strength Finders – This program has been taken by over 27 million people. There is a fee of $49.95 but worth the investment. Benefits of CliftonStrengths 34: 

  • improved awareness of your natural talents from discovering your full CliftonStrengths 34 profile
  • greater confidence and empowerment thanks to a deeper understanding of how you can use your CliftonStrengths to succeed
  • an easy way to describe your unique talent DNA to teammates and others using the common language of CliftonStrengths shared by millions of people around the world
  • improved performance at work and anywhere when you use the proven advice and ideas for how to apply your CliftonStrengths in every part of your life

MentorTown USA recommends further investigation by taking the Self-Directed Search. The next generation of John Holland’s Self-Directed Search® (SDS®) is a career assessment and exploration tool that matches your aspirations, activities, and talents to the career choices and educational opportunities that fit you best.

 The fee for this tool is $14.95. Priceless!  Self Directed Search

The SDS is based on a theory developed by John Holland, known as RIASEC theory, that both people and work environments can be classified according to six basic types: Realistic, Investigative, Artistic, Social, Enterprising, and Conventional. These personality types are known together as RIASEC.